Coronavirus

March 12, 2020
How NI health officials are monitoring new Coronavirus variants

How NI health officials are monitoring new Coronavirus variants

The Department of Health detailed the ongoing work in Northern Ireland to identify new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

DoH reports 14 further Covid-19 related deaths

DoH reports 14 further Covid-19 related deaths

As of Sunday morning, 74 coronavirus patients were in ICU

Arlene Foster outlines what will be reviewed before lifting restrictions

Arlene Foster outlines what will be reviewed before lifting restrictions

Mrs Foster said there will new variants of the virus and that "we'll have to cope with that"

Breakdown of NI figures shows new Covid-19 cases by council area

Breakdown of NI figures shows new Covid-19 cases by council area

The total occupancy rate in the region's hospitals is now 92%

What NI Executive has said about extending restrictions beyond March

What NI Executive has said about extending restrictions beyond March

On Thursday, the First and Deputy First Ministers confirmed that the current lockdown restrictions were being extended to March 5

DoH reports 12 further Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland

DoH reports 12 further Covid-19 related deaths in Northern Ireland

A total of 99,886 individuals have tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic

Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

Three key dates in Northern Ireland's battle against Covid-19

The Executive will meet next week to discuss schools reopening

NI Sports Forum voices concerns over impact of lockdown extension

NI Sports Forum voices concerns over impact of lockdown extension

Coronavirus restrictions are now set to continue after the NI Executive's announcement on Thursday

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

12 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

99,216 individuals have tested positive since the start of the pandemic, according to the Department

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

Nurse on packed Belfast flight says airlines adding to Covid crisis

She said 'How is it OK be in an enclosed space with 100 people from many different households with no chance of social distancing?'

More than 150 Covid-19 related deaths in one week, latest figures show

More than 150 Covid-19 related deaths in one week, latest figures show

Two days saw the joint highest number of Covid-19 related deaths occurring in any one day since the start of the pandemic

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

What Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill said about schools reopening

Education Minister Peter Weir and Health Minister Robin Swann will be meeting over the next couple of days to look at the issue of schools

Coronavirus restrictions extended as NI sport suffers further blow

Coronavirus restrictions extended as NI sport suffers further blow

The current Covid-19 rules have been extended by another four weeks

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Arlene Foster confirms lockdown in NI will be extended to March 5

Health Minister Robin Swann put a paper before the Executive on Thursday which recommended extending the lockdown, and it was warned restrictions may remain in place until after Easter

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

21 further Covid-19 related deaths recorded by DoH

The death toll in Northern Ireland now stands at 1,692, according to the DoH

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

What the Executive will discuss today as restrictions to be reviewed

Ministers will meet on Thursday, January 21, to discuss the current situation in Northern Ireland as hospitals are under pressure with patients battling Covid-19

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

Unison says it does not object to military support in NI Covid fight

It follows an earlier statement that sparked a backlash

Full breakdown of latest Covid-19 figures in Northern Ireland

Full breakdown of latest Covid-19 figures in Northern Ireland

The Department of Health said 67 were being treated in intensive care for Covid-19

Five key points from Robin Swann's latest coronavirus update

Five key points from Robin Swann's latest coronavirus update

The NI Executive will meet on Thursday to review the current coronavirus regulations

Army called into Northern Ireland to help in coronavirus fight

Army called into Northern Ireland to help in coronavirus fight

Sinn Fein said they "do not rule out any measures" to tackle the pandemic

Twenty-two further Covid-19 related deaths recorded as new cases rise

Twenty-two further Covid-19 related deaths recorded as new cases rise

Wednesday's dashboard update reports a further 905 positive cases of the virus

Vaccination 'starting to drive down infection rate in vulnerable'

Vaccination 'starting to drive down infection rate in vulnerable'

“We do need to see very significant reductions in the pressure on our health service"

PSNI station closes after ten officers test positive for Covid

PSNI station closes after ten officers test positive for Covid

More officers are isolating in wake of tests and track and trace underway, PSNI says